Viral Video top 20

Loving hand crafted from the Guardian Web Site. I especially recommend the ‘dramatic chipmonk’ and ‘Will It Blend – iPhone’. Just watch the look in his eyes…

1 Thriller
It’s prison rehabilitation Phillippino-style

2 Breaking News: All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash
Nissan sponsored spoof reporting the failure of the world wide web

3 Nezareth Castillo Rey, El Niño Predicador http://www.metacafe.com/fplayer/720348/nezareth_castillo_rey_el_ni_o_predicador.swf
Nezareth Castillo Rey, El Niño PredicadorThe funniest movie is here. Find it
The world’s youngest televangelist?

4 Carlsberg and mentos

5 Beyonce Falls Off Stage – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYHswb_fRcQ
Apparently she implored fans not to post this… And now it’s too late. Worth having a look for the excuse and the replacement video…

6 Young Republican Chickenhawks – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3inspkrGVbw
Not seeming to understand that by destroying Iraq future generations will probably want some payback, these young Republicans hold the view that it is better to “fight them over there, than fight them here”. Hmmm.

7 “Britain’s got Talent : Paul sings Opera – http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x28kc4
Carphone Warehouse worker from Wales impresses everyone

8 Will It Blend? – iPhone – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qg1ckCkm8YI
Does what it says on the box.

9 Incredible! George S Patton’s New Speech-Iraq and the modern world – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyUX6wV1lBQ
Spoof of Patton giving a gung-ho modern pro-Iraq speech. Or perhaps it is ironic.

10 John Edwards – Hair – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1qG6m9SnWI
Campaigning clip set to the song “hair”.

11 Mercedes-Benz TV commercial – Alonso, Hamilton, Hakkinen – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C0I7Ef4gQI
F1 Set to “anything you can do I can do better” a play on the rivalry the two F1 drivers have.

12 Rhain Davis the Whiz Kids join Manchester United – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG47FDenyXw
With feet this smart who needs brains.

13 Simpsons – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFqTd-CEjHM
The Simpson’s theme. On two guitars. By one clever person.

14 Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dk8NQB_T1ws
Er, it looks like a music video with a dubbing issue?

15 I Got a Crush…On Obama;- By Obama Girl – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKsoXHYICqU
A spoof music video by Obama’s biggest fan

16 Dramatic Chipmunk – http://www.metacafe.com/watch/673663/
Five seconds of a freaky chipmunk with a thousand yard icy stare.

17 Gaffe Yves Leterme sur l’hymne national belge – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABTR2Xe_sGw
Prime ministerial favourite makes a gaffe in the Belgian national anthem.

18 How to create an Angry American – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgfzqulvhlQ
A clever montage of clips featuring the likes of Rumsfeld, Bush and Powell wildly backtracking over time on blatantly inaccurate statements about Iraq and weapons of mass destruction etc.

19 Potter Puppet Pals in The Mysterious Ticking Noise – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tx1XIm6q4r4
I’m not sure if this Harry Potter-themed puppet show is clever or the most annoying thing I’ve seen all year.

20 The Wind – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mTLO2F_ERY
An annoying Lurch-type character in a tortuous film that turns out to be about wind farms in Germany.

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About Alan Hardcastle

Media Lecturer with an interest in Pedagogy and Politics.

Posted on July 27, 2007, in Media and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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